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Published In 2012 : 1st. Paperback Edition : 3rd. Printing : Penguin Books : Overall , A Very Nice Book : Buy With Complete Confidence With Amazon's Excellent Refund & Returns Policies + SAPPHIRE'S Famed 24 HR. UK & International Shipping ( AT NO EXTRA UK CHARGE ) Guarantee :
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[Townsend's] political fantasies achieve satire's difficult double aim of being credibly realistic and preposterously funny (Sunday Times)
A brilliantly satirical story - just the kind of book, one imagines, Camilla would keep in her loo (Evening Standard)
One of our finest living comic writers (The Times)
Brilliantly funny (Closer)
Another fantastic read from Townsend (OK!)
Sue Townsend was born in Leicester in 1946. Despite not learning to read until the age of eight, leaving school at fifteen with no qualifications and having three children by the time she was in her mid-twenties, she always found time to read widely. She also wrote secretly for twenty years. After joining a writers' group at The Phoenix Theatre, Leicester, she won a Thames Television award for her first play, Womberang, and became a professional playwright and novelist. After the publication of The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾, Sue continued to make the nation laugh and prick its conscience. She wrote seven further volumes of Adrian's diaries and five other popular novels - including The Queen and I, Number Ten and The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year - and numerous well received plays. Sue passed away in 2014 at the age of sixty-eight. She remains widely regarded as Britain's favourite comic writer.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. THE BRILLIANTLY FUNNY SEQUEL TO THE QUEEN AND I FROM BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE ADRIAN MOLE SERIESWhat if being Royal was a crime?The UK has come over all republican. The Royal Family exiled to an Exclusion Zone with the other villains and spongers. And to cap it all, the Queen has threatened to abdicate.Yet Prince Charles is more interested in root vegetables than reigning . unless his wife Camilla can be Queen in a newly restored monarchy. But when a scoundrel who claims to be the couple's secret love-child offers to take the crown off their hands, the stage is set for a right Royal show down.And the question for Camilla (and rest of the country) will be: Queen of the vegetable patch or Queen of England?_____________'Brilliantly satirical' Evening Standard'One of our finest living comic writers' The Times'Brilliantly funny' Closer'Another fantastic read from Townsend' OK!. Seller Inventory # BTA9780241958391
Book Description Penguin Books, 2012. Soft cover. Condition: New. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Published In 2012 : 1st. Paperback Edition : 3rd. Printing : Penguin Books : Overall , A Very Nice Book : Seller Inventory # 22 - 20812